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BLACK GLAM: Celebrity makeup artist DeeDee Kelly on beautifying Black Hollywood

Johnny Wright is back with a new episode of Black Glam where he will takes us inside the world of celebrity styling and shares...
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BLACK GLAM: Costume designer Brea Stinson reveals how she built her enviable empire

Black Glam is back with another installment and this time, celebrity stylist Johnny Wright sits down with costume designer to the stars, Brea Stinson to find to how she built her enviable empire. ...
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Black Glam: Entrepreneur and hair stylist to the stars Kim Kimble reveals what...

Stylist to the stars, Kim Kimble, sat down with theGrio’s style correspondent Johnny Wright for a good catch-up session.

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Comic-Con is one of the biggest events of the year for comic fans and Warner Bros. TV is taking things up a notch at this year's event by hosting a #BlerdandBoujee boat party at the annual conference in San...
HBO has announced the renewal of its gritty teen drama, Euphoria. The series that stars Zendaya and counts Drake as one of its executive producers has made quite the impact on viewers. FIRST LOOK: Zendaya and Storm Reid star in...

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State Department confirms 11th mysterious death of American tourist in Dominican Republic

The U.S. State Department has confirmed another death in the Dominican Republic, bringing the number...
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American Airlines issues apology to Black woman for forcing her to cover up on flight

American Airlines issued an apology to an African American doctor who was threatened by a...

Valerie Jarrett’s perfect advice for finding the right mentor

Former Obama senior advisor Valerie Jarrett opens up about how to stay cool while breaking barriers and lending the hand of mentorship in her inspiring memoir "Finding My Voice: My Journey to the West Wing and the Path Forward."

At the end of the day, don’t we need more Black parents like Will and Jada?

A few years ago I remember reading a scathing New York Post op-ed entitled, "Any...

Budget-conscious bride cuts nuptial costs to $3000 by shopping on Amazon

The average cost of a wedding varies depending on where you live, with $29,000-$31,000 being...

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Pernell Whitaker, boxing legend who held multiple titles through his career, dies at 55

Pernell "Sweet Pea" Whitaker, a boxing Hall of Famer who established himself as one of...

Ice Cube explains why Lamar Odom was booted from BIG3: ‘we want players who actually play’

Lamar Odom has been cut from the Big3 league and Ice Cube responds as to why.

Fallen Mets star Dwight Gooden busted for cocaine possession

Former Mets star pitcher Dwight Gooden, whose career was derailed by drugs, has been arrested...

FIFA gets tougher on racism in disciplinary code update

FIFA is doubling its minimum ban for racist incidents to 10 games, and will start...

Serena Williams advances to Wimbledon final; takes big step into history

Serena Williams has made history yet again after securing a place in an 11th Wimbledon...

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Baltimore sisters get Walmart cheesecake deal from biz they started during government shutdown

Nikki Howard and Jaqi Wright made the best of their furlough time during the government shutdown earlier this year and now they've turned their cheesecakes into a booming business
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A Sad Day: Ebony to auction off its prized photo archives to pay creditors

Ebony’s photo archive that depicts the history of African American life is set to go on auction in July, is approval is received by the bankruptcy court.
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Sephora’s shutdown for diversity training is a temporary fix to bigger issue

This past week, Sephora closed down each of its 400+ stores for a day of diversity training. Could the training have been a useless shutdown?
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Forbes: Jay-Z is not just rap royalty, he’s a billion-dollar business, man

How rich is Jay-Z? He's a business, man. Nine years after Jay-Z sat down with Warren Buffet over strawberry malts to discuss wealth and the art of giving for an article in Forbes magazine, the iconic rapper has amassed...

Sorry, cosmetics brand Black Opal isn’t Black, but here’s how it threatens real Black business

Black Twitter was stunned to find out that Black Opal, the cosmetics brand that has been a staple in our communities for a quarter century, is not Black-owned.